Adventure Travel Speaker Series: JP Gannon & the Great Divide Trail

JP GannonJP Gannon, assistant professor of geosciences and natural resources, gave a presentation on his mountain bike trip following the Great Divide Trail from Banff to Santa Fe. The presentation was Wednesday, April 8 in Reid gym.

Diversity Dialogue Presentation on Racism to be Held

Diversity Dialogue LogoA presentation titled “The Complex Layers of Racism” will be presented on Monday, March 30 at 5 pm in Killian 102.  This presentation will count for a Diversity Dialogue requirement.  The presenters will be Adriel Hilton, assistant professor and director of the College Student Personnel program, and Kevin McClain, graduate student in the College Student Personnel program.

Early Childhood Literacy Conference Set for March 27

BK ReadingThe Birth-Kindergarten Education program is sponsoring an all day conference titled “Digging Deeper: Best Literacy Practices in Preschool and Kindergarten” on Friday, March 27 in the Blue Ridge conference center. A schedule and registration information are available here: The keynote speaker is Lisa Cleaveland, a classroom teacher and published author.

Rush to Give Research Presentation March 19

CEAP Conceptual FrameworkDr. Charmion Rush, a candidate for a faculty position in inclusive and special education, will present on her current research on Thursday, March 19 at 9 am in Killian 202. There will also be a reception to meet her on the same day at 3:30 pm in Killian 118.

Rural-Urban Exchange Panel Scheduled for March 19

RUE 2014_smallThe Rural-Urban Exchange will sponsor a Panel Discussion among the participants on Thursday, March 19 at 5 pm in Killian 102. This event counts for Diversity Dialogue credit. Participants will describe their experiences and take questions. For more information, visit

Grist to Present at Psychology Research Colloquium

Cathy GristCathy Grist, associate professor in birth to kindergarten education, will present at the psychology research colloquium on Monday, March 16 at 12:15 pm in Killian 102. Her topic is “Early Identification of Reading and Social-Emotional Development Problems in Preschool Students: A Response-to-Intervention Project” and will be joined by other faculty and students. All are welcome to attend.